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IPAQ rx3115 would not bypass the screen aligning

After a hard reset the device is not able to align its screen. The target cursor seems to be going in a loop and the aligning never ends. I tried the soft reset, the hard reset - nothing works. My screen doesn't have a screen protector on it or any visible dents, scratches or other defects. I've had this device for only two weeks. Any advise?

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Re: IPAQ rx3115 would not bypass the screen aligning

I experienced the same problem with my rx3115 after having it for 3 days. It is working again, fortunately. I removed the battery from the device and left it alone for 24 hours. I then reinstalled the battery and connected the charger. When it powered up, it went through the initialization process in the same way that it did when I first used it. I hope this helps you out with your iPAQ.

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solia, I'm sorry, I didn't mean to close the chat session on you.
Is your unit still under warranty? If so, check with the manufacturer.
They can help.

Mike

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